Today’s workforce spans five generations — from the Silent or Greatest Generation, in their 70s and 80s, to Gen Z, just entering their 20s — for the first time in history. And the way each generation views basic workplace values differs greatly.
Some believe that millennials and their younger cohorts will force a better work-life balance, since they expect and demand more flexibility. But boomers feel disrespected, and say the younger generation doesn’t value hard work – or their experience.
Wednesday, Kerri Miller spoke with two experts about the generational divide — and they took your questions about how millennials and boomers can work together, for the benefit of all.